The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CAN bus in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAN bus over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CAN bus
Rank 127 - 108
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CAN bus 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% - 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - £42.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
491 413 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.96% 19.47% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 214 209
Average daily rate £350 £320 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 26 30
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -41.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £28.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

CAN bus
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CAN bus across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CAN bus Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CAN bus
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CAN bus across the West Midlands region.

CAN bus Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CAN bus
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CAN bus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CAN bus.

1 8 (88.89%) Automotive
2 6 (66.67%) UML
2 6 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 6 (66.67%) Simulink
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (66.67%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) C
4 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
4 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint

CAN bus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CAN bus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CAN bus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Simulink
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (66.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (88.89%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) UML
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 3 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 4 (44.44%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt